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Television and film have their plot twists, their high-concept premises, their special effects and their explosion, but what really keeps audiences coming back is a good character. People who work in Florida’s entertainment business know that, and so they invest a lot of time and money in creating their characters. However, characters aren’t necessarily protected by intellectual property laws. Some of the most difficult legal disputes in the entertainment law concern allegations of copying a character.Read More
It seems like a case of ‘doctor, heal thyself.’ A Florida office designed to prevent wrongdoing within the investment industry is itself accused of wrongful discharge, raising concerns about management practices within the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. A lawsuit filed by a former employee at the Boca Raton office accuses the organization of wrongful termination on the basis of gender, age and medical status.Read More
A lot of things go into running a small construction business. You end up wearing several hats: salesperson, estimator, bookkeeper, laborer and project manager. With so many responsibilities, it’s easy to overlook things, such as building and maintaining good credit.
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Cash flow is one of the major concerns of any business, especially in the construction industry. Credit can provide you an injection of additional dollars. This could allow you to expand and even to become more profitable. There are additional benefits as well.Read More
When a large corporation downsizes, ex-employees may find that their severance agreements are littered with hard-to-understand legal terms. Ex-workers in Florida are often subject to contract terms that are supposed to prevent them from suing the company upon departure; in exchange, those individuals receive money or benefits on their way out the door. Now, though, a national agency is pursuing legal action against CVS Caremark over the language included in certain severance agreements, arguing that the documents violated employment law provisions.Read More
A pay-when-paid (or pay-if-paid) contractual provision exists in almost every construction contract that comes across my desk, and it probably exists in almost every contract that you sign. So let’s define what it is. A pay-when-paid provision is a contract provision that shifts the risk of nonpayment from one party to another. As an example, with such a provision in place, if the owner doesn’t pay the contractor, the contractor doesn’t have to pay you. This is a legal defense to payment. It’s valid and enforceable in Florida and it’s important that you understand if the contract you are signing has a pay-when-paid provision, you may not get paid.Read More